The best chances of seeing whale sharks and mantas are between February to April, but the Maldives climate and marine life is generally abundant throughout the year. As you’ll see below, the best ways to dive the Maldives are available year round.
How to Dive Ari Atoll
The obvious choice to dive as many of Ari’s highlights as possible is by liveaboard. Many of the dive boats hit Ari to take advantage of the great diving, like the Nautilus One and Nautilus Two to name just two. You can find a liveboard boat itineraries to suit your vacation in any month of the year. Another scuba dive enthusiast’s option in the Maldives is the not-so-obvious guesthouse package stay. Located on local islands among the Maldivian people, with connections to local dive experts, most guesthouses have excellent diving excursions to please even the most avid divers. In Ari Atoll, on the island of Omadhoo, one guesthouse called Kuri Inn has just that – access to comfortable accommodation with a high level of customer service, and access to experienced dive instructors and plenty of nearby diving spots.
So whether you choose to come during the manta and shark season or stay on a liveaboard or at a guesthouse, Ari Atoll in the Maldives is a prime scuba dive destination. Learn more about diving at Ari Atoll.